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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 25 October 1944Carville, Louisiana, USA
Nickname The Ragin' Cajun
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

James Carville was born on October 25, 1944 in Carville, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Old School (2003), The War Room (1993) and The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996). He has been married to Mary Matalin since November 25, 1993. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Mary Matalin (25 November 1993 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (11)

Political consultant to Bill Clinton in the 1992 election.
Met wife Mary Matalin while during the 1992 US Presidential campaign while she was on President George Bush's team.
Hometown of Carville, Louisiana, was named after a relative, who was the postmaster of the town.
2002: Shares left-wing host duties with Paul Begala on Crossfire (1982). Wife Mary was the right-wing host through 2000.
James and Mary married on Thanksgiving Day, 1993.
Has two young daughters: Matty Carville and Emma Carville.
Author of several books, including "We're Right, They're Wrong", "And the Horse He Rode In On" (about Ken Starr), "Stickin'...the Case for Loyalty", "Buck Up, Suck Up...and Come Back When You Foul Up". He also co-wrote "All's Fair in Love, War and Running for President" with wife Mary Matalin.
Makes a cameo as himself in the 2003 film Old School (2003).
Best friends with Paul Begala since 1983.
CNN political contributor.
Was the basis for Billy Bob Thornton's character in Primary Colors (1998).

Personal Quotes (2)

"If you drag a hundred dollar bill through a trailer park, you never know what you'll find." (responding to Paula Jones' claims that Bill Clinton sexually harassed her in a hotel room)
When asked his thoughts on heightened airport security measures: What I want is, let me pay for something, give me a safe flyer card, and then y'know, go measure my penis and let me get on the airplane. (From Tony Kornheiser radio show interview)

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